Ravinder Singh, Electronics, ST Engineering
Mr Ravinder Singh is the President of Electronics, ST Engineering. Appointed to this role on 1 January 2017, he leads the development of technologies and solutions for connected, secure and sustainable cities. He oversees businesses across Mobility, Satellite Systems and Communications, Public Safety and Security, Internet of Things, Defence and Cybersecurity.
Ravinder also assumed the role of the President, Defence Business on 1 July 2017, and oversees the Defence products, services and solutions for the Group.
With over 30 years of technology and defence experience, Ravinder has held various management and leadership positions. Previously, he was the President of ST Engineering’s Land Systems sector. Under his leadership, the Land Systems sector saw the development of innovative solutions for its customers in the defence and specialty vehicles segments, and advanced the growth of its international defence business.
In his earlier career, Ravinder served as the Chief of Army, Singapore Armed Forces and the Deputy Secretary (Technology), Ministry of Defence, Singapore. During his career in the Singapore Armed Forces, he was awarded the SAF Overseas Training Award (Academic) and was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Military), Silver and Gold.
Ravinder sits on the boards of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), National Environment Agency Board and the Singapore Indian Development Association. He also serves on various committees. He is a member of the Services and Digital Economy Technology Roadmap Steering Committee, Infocomm Media Development Authority; the Committee on Autonomous Road Transport for Singapore, Ministry of Transport, and the Council of the Board for the Teaching and Testing of South Asian Languages, Ministry of Education.
Ravinder holds a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Science (First Class Honours) and a Master of Arts in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford. He was awarded the Singapore Armed Forces Postgraduate Scholarship and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Master of Science in management. He attended the Advanced Management programme in Wharton Business School.